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|Box title = Electroreception
 
|Box title = Electroreception
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|caption = Electro (''Marvel Comics'')
 
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|Row 1 info = sense electricity
 
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User can use [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electroreception electroreception] to locate objects around them. This is important in places where the user cannot depend on vision: for example in caves, in murky water and at night. Predators who have this sense use electric fields to detect buried prey. This sense can be ''passive'' or ''active'':
 
User can use [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electroreception electroreception] to locate objects around them. This is important in places where the user cannot depend on vision: for example in caves, in murky water and at night. Predators who have this sense use electric fields to detect buried prey. This sense can be ''passive'' or ''active'':
   
'''Passive''': In passive electrolocation, the user senses the weak bioelectric fields generated by living beings and uses it to locate them. These electric fields are generated by everything living due to the activity of their nerves and muscles.
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'''Passive''': In passive electrolocation, the user senses the weak bioelectric fields generated by living beings and uses it to locate them. These electric fields are generated by everything living due to the activity of their nerves and muscles.
   
 
'''Active''': In active electrolocation, the user senses their surrounding environment by [[Electricity Generation|generating]] electric fields and detecting distortions in these fields using electroreceptor organs. This allows them to detect non-living objects as well as living beings.
 
'''Active''': In active electrolocation, the user senses their surrounding environment by [[Electricity Generation|generating]] electric fields and detecting distortions in these fields using electroreceptor organs. This allows them to detect non-living objects as well as living beings.
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*Kessler (''Infamous'')
 
*Kessler (''Infamous'')
 
*Electro (''Marvel Comics'')
 
*Electro (''Marvel Comics'')
*Electric eels (Real Life)
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*Electric eels (''Real Life'')
*Sharks, via Ampullae of Lorenzini (Real Life)
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*Sharks, via Ampullae of Lorenzini (''Real Life'')
 
[[Category:Sensory Powers]]
 
[[Category:Sensory Powers]]
 
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Revision as of 11:18, March 20, 2012

Power to perceive electrical stimuli Sub-power of Enhanced Senses.

Also Called

  • Electrolocation

Capability

User can use electroreception to locate objects around them. This is important in places where the user cannot depend on vision: for example in caves, in murky water and at night. Predators who have this sense use electric fields to detect buried prey. This sense can be passive or active:

Passive: In passive electrolocation, the user senses the weak bioelectric fields generated by living beings and uses it to locate them. These electric fields are generated by everything living due to the activity of their nerves and muscles.

Active: In active electrolocation, the user senses their surrounding environment by generating electric fields and detecting distortions in these fields using electroreceptor organs. This allows them to detect non-living objects as well as living beings.

Associations

Known users

  • Cole MacGrath (Infamous)
  • Kessler (Infamous)
  • Electro (Marvel Comics)
  • Electric eels (Real Life)
  • Sharks, via Ampullae of Lorenzini (Real Life)
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